Bus driver killed in Pirganj road crash
14 May 2015, Nirapad News: A driver of a standing bus was killed after a speedy truck hit his under- repairing vehicle at Mohjidpur point on the Rangpur-Dhaka highway under Pirganj Upazila this afternoon, police sources said.
The deceased has been identified as Manik Mian, son of late Mamtaz Ali under Mirjapur area in Tangail district.
The driver was engaged in repairing mechanical faults of his bus ‘Sarker Enterprise’ (Dhaka Metro Ba 11-6826) there when a Panchagarh bound soybean oil laden truck from Dhaka hit the standing passenger bus.
After the accident, both of the vehicles were skidded off the highway and fell down into the roadside ditches where the driver of the ill-fated passenger bus was killed on the spot.
Confirming the incident, In-Charge of Barodorga Highway Police Camp Sergeant Nazmul said that a case has been filed in this connection with Pirganj Thana.